Man allegedly threatened by former NY Gov. Eliot Spitzer files formal complaint

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer campaigns in New York, July 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo – TM3ECAB0WXS01

New York Police Department detectives are now formally looking into a man’s claim that former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer crudely threatened to stab him in a Manhattan restaurant. 

Jamie Antolini filed a formal complaint Friday at the NYPD 19th Precinct over the Jan. 2 incident. Antolini claimed that Spitzer threatened that he would “get a f—king knife and stab you right in your f—g c—k!” after overhearing him praise a longtime Spitzer enemy.

The complaint was listed as a harassment violation, according to Antolini’s attorney, Joe Murray.

Murray, who also represented former escort Svetlana Travis Zakharova whom Spitzer also allegedly threatened, confirmed to Fox News that he wants a formal investigation into Spitzer.

He suggested others are coming forward, saying another man called him with a complaint similar to Antolini’s.

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